Top 10 Books To Read For Beauty Lovers

It takes a bit of motivation to choose reading over Netflix. For 2019, we have the resolution to read more, and we are starting off the year with the goal of reading one book every month. Reading textbooks during school may have been dreadful, but with an intriguing book, you may even opt to read instead of turning the TV on! In today’s blog post, we have a list of the top ten must reads for beauty lovers! We promise you are not only going to learn, but you will enjoy these, as well!

Makeup Manual by Bobbi Brown - A great guide for anyone new to makeup or looking for a refresher to everyday techniques. A worldwide known brand, combined their years of experience, research and discoveries into a book with expertise on applying makeup. Each chapter gives you a step-by-step guide, so you can follow along with ease.

An Atlas of Natural Beauty by Victoire De Taillac and Ramdane Touhami - A lowkey emerging trend lead from 2018 and into 2019 is natural beauty. This bible is filled with home beauty recipes for over 80 seeds, flowers, oils, trees, fruits, and herbs. There are explanations for where the ingredient came from, its history, how it has been used in the past and recipes for how to use it as a beauty solution now.

Kiss & Make Up - this is a great fictional read, and after reading it, you will want to be Emerson Taylor, a 16-year-old lip gloss addict with a secret gift: she can read the mind of anyone who kisses her. This is more of a young adult novel, but a great light read with a sense of humor and fun.

Beauty Hacks: Make-Up Cheats, Skincare Tricks and Styling Tips - Do you wake up in the morning and think, ‘I wish there was a quicker way to put on my make-up?’These and dozens of other hair, skincare, nail and make-up dilemmas are solved in the book - we promise you will find problems you didn’t even know you face daily!

Free Gift with Purchase: My Improbable Career in Magazines and Makeup - Written by the beloved beauty editor of Lucky magazine comes a dishy, charming, and insightful memoir. The book is filled with personal stories along with a perspective inside the offices, closets and cabinets of beauty editors. From lounging in bed with Tom Ford to a flight on Donald Trump’s private jet - it may all sound like fun and bougie, but you would be surprised!

The Skincare Bible: Your No-Nonsense Guide to Great Skin - A newer addition to the skin care guides is this must-read. A great book to read and review during a hot bath. Taking good care of our skin is the key to any effective health and beauty regime. Dr Anjali Mahto is one of the UK's leading consultant dermatologists and is equipped with years of expertise.

The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits by Mihaela Noroc- A different kind of beauty books as mentioned before, but a perfect one for the coffee table. Photos of everyday women to showcase the beauty that appears in every culture around the world. This book is a reminder that beauty comes in more than just a few shapes and sizes - the most genuine kind of beauty.

The Makeup Manual by Lisa Potter-Dixon - A very popular reference book on makeup.  The chapters are organized by facial feature and help you find the perfect shade, products, and techniques for your everyday routines!

The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider's Guide to Careers in Fashion - Another great coffee table book, although leans a bit more towards the fashion industry but the book covers some great beauty roles inside the industry!

Perfumes: The A-Z Guide by Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez - This last one is a great reference book, almost like a dictionary for fragrance! The Guide includes more than 1,200 reviews of fragrances, along with tips on navigating that overwhelming perfume counter. It is written by a scientist and a perfume lover - so you know it’s a credible one!